I have been teaching leadership classes for at least 35 years. That includes formal and informal classes in the Navy and in the civilian community. Whether it was for a large or small companies, the importance of purposefully developing skills and competencies has always been one of my passions.
Leadership involves more than just telling people where to go and what to do. It is a blending of understanding the types of people in the team as well as a using solid leadership skills to make sure that everyone is given the best opportunity to succeed.
This list is by no means complete, but the competencies we normally focus on include problem solving, team building, conflict management and a wide range of technical skills related to the group’s common goals. I have been asked a number of times which is the most important and frankly one always comes to the…
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